Sep 15, 2010 7:00am PDT
passed. then, he heard his wife, jennifer. i heard her say that she would need to get dressed. and need to get her purse and checkbook to get to the bank. hayes drove jennifer to the bank. petrified, she told the teller, she needed to withdraw $15,000. police say hayes and petit returned home where she was sexually assaulted. the girls were tied to their beds. petit said he may have heard the men's voices and moaning. someone said, are you all right? it's going to be all over in a couple of minutes. it was a different tone. it was much more sinister. i felt a jolt of adrenaline. and thought it's now or never in my mind. at that moment, i thought they were going to shoot all of us. petit managed to get his hands untied, but not his feet. i hopped up to the stairs. got to the top and fell. still pound, petit literally rolled to a neighbor's house. his wife and daughters died after the suspects set the home on fire. the men were caught later by police while driving the family's minivan. the defense chose not to cross-examine dr. petit. >> to question him would be disastrous for the hearts
Sep 28, 2010 7:00am PDT
, on ""dancing with the stars." and we hear a shocking revelation from jennifer grey. you'll hear from both of them this morning, right here. ♪ shake shake >> yeah, talk about revelations. how often do you hear someone say "dancing with the stars" saved their life? >> that's a first. >> we'll get to that later in the broadcast. >>> first, a lot of big stories coming up. starting with the latest change at the white house. president obama's top aide, his chief of staff, set to announce he's leaving, likely at the end of the week. family considerations prevents a final decision. >>> also, there's news out of pakistan, where the cia is intensifying a bombing campaign against the taliban. 20 drone strikes in the month of september. the most of any month this year. this comes as there's new reports of increased terrorism threats against europe. we'll talk about this with bob woodward. he's the author of "obama's war." that goes inside the white house war room. he'll join us live this morning. >> i know you're looking forward to sitting down with him. >>> also, a new government study out this mo
Sep 16, 2010 7:00am PDT
. >>> and a mother caught on tape. jennifer petit, forced to withdraw ransom money to try to save her family. new questions this morning about the police response. >>> and the pope meets the queen. for the first time in a generation. the leader of the roman catholic church visits the united kingdom. question is, when the pope meets a queen, who bows first? question of the morning, perhaps. as we do say good morning, america. we have live pictures of the pope meeting now with the queen in scotland. the first official state visit a pope has ever made to the u.k. and we'll have more on this ahead. >> creating a lot of excitement. of course, the pope had a controversy there last year, when he seemed to invite members of the church of england to come over to the catholic church. he's trying to smooth that over now. >>> also here at home, what a whirlwind created by christine o'donne o'donnell's victory yesterday in delaware. the republican establishment was doing everything to block her to keep her from running. and now, they're rushing to talk to her. we put our interview with her on my "bottom line"
Sep 17, 2010 7:00am PDT
: jennifer tesch, says the cheer her 6-year-old daughter kennedy was forced to say on her michigan cheerleading squad, was completely inappropriate for a 6-year-old. >> she thinks a little girl couldn't say some of the words. >> my back aches. our skirts are too tight. our booty shakes from left to right. i think it's inappropriate. i think it's saductive. i think it's outdated. >> reporter: tesch was so upset, she took her concerns to the local news. but her complaints backfired. and the members of the wolverine cheerleading league voted unanimously this week to keep the questionable cheer, but kick kennedy off the squad. >> i think i'll miss the cheers. >> it took every ounce not to cry with her because i had to be strong. >> reporter: tesch and her daughter's cheerleading coach even got into a heated argument on a local radio show. the coach had some harsh words. >> and i'm directly quoting this lunatic. she said i don't mind the booty shaking so much. but it's the back aching and the skirt being too tight that i don't understand. and i said to her one time, their back aches and